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Synonyms for Americanization

assimilation into American culture

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society through Americanization citizenship programs.
Elizabeth Lunbeck's The Americanization of Narcissism is an intellectual history of a psychological concept.
He brings a biographical approach to the subject, examining key figures that illustrate the turn of soldiers from sober military values to seeking American-style materialism, the development of French rock and roll, and the contemporary "full anchoring" of Americanization in France.
Historians have also tended to view Americanization in the context of wartime super patriotism and the political and social reaction of the postwar Red Scare.
The iconic picture is that of the melting pot, literally interpreted, as in the ceremony that capped Americanization education in the Ford Motor Company in the 1920s: immigrants, dressed in traditional costume, lined up to walk into a stage-set melting pot, to emerge on the other side identically dressed.
It reminds me of the way Emily Barham (Julie Andrews) was Americanized in Arthur Hiller's 1964 political conscious comedy The Americanization of Emily.
NEXT BOOK: Pawned Sovereignty: Sharpened Black Perspective on Americanization, Africa, War and Reparations by Ezrah Aharone AuthorHouse, November 2003 $1999.
I later learned that our family name, Hyde, was an Americanization of Heidenbrand.
The Americanization of Petukhov was complete on Feb.
Thus, when it comes to answering questions of context and historical specificity at the moment of postfascist reconstruction culture in Europe and the Americanization of Italy, at a moment when humanist legacies were disappearing rapidly for Europeans and Americans alike, both the format and the method of the monograph fail us.
That's why the next phase of globalization is not going to be more Americanization, but more "Glocalization"--more and more local content made global.
During and after this "Semester at Sea" program at the University of Pittsburgh, I reflected on the experiential learning, in-country interviews, and field observations to better understand the dynamics of globalization processes that have typically been interchangeably associated with the concept of Americanization.
Nolt also demonstrates how significant debates over the meaning of Americanization among Pennsylvania Germans in the 1810s and 1820s preceded and even conditioned the terms of better-known conflicts--the Mercersburg debate (Reformed) and the "Americanist controversy" (Lutherans)--that racked these denominations in the 1850s.
These men ushered an identity crisis into the world of wine, an Americanization and eventual globalization that has yet to abate.
Following acknowledgments (ix) and an introduction (1-10), it contains five sections: "The Americanization of Expressionism: The Hairy Ape (1922) and The Adding Machine (1923)" (11-32); "Sensualizing and Sanctifying Technology: Machinal (1928), The Subway (1929), and Dynamo (1929)" (33-68); "Theatre of the Thirties: Machines to Socialize the Soul: Waiting for Lefty (1935), Altars of Steel (1937), and O, Pyramids